RPC IX, 2039


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2039
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Volusian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C C VIB VOLVSIANVS AVG
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL TYRO METR
Reverse design temple with six columns enclosing statue of Fortuna-Astarte standing facing, raising right arm on trophy; to right, Victory standing on column, left, crowning Fortuna-Astarte; in exergue, murex shell, altar and palm tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 445
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1908,0110.1402 BMC 445
2 2     IMJ: 2010.065.27651